(January 1973)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Monster from the Mound! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Tom Palmer ?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Monster from the Mound! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox (Adaptation); Robert E. Howard (Original Story)
Pencils:
Frank Brunner
Inks:
Frank Brunner
Colors:
Frank Brunner ?
Letters:
Jean Izzo (uncredited)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Juan Lopez (death); Steve Brill; Hernando De Estrada (flashback); Don Santiago De Valdez
Synopsis:
A greedy rancher scoffs at the legend of the local Indian burying ground and digs it up, looking for buried treasure, but releases a vampire.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapting the story "The Horror From the Mound" by Robert E. Howard.

Thirst (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Gerber; Dan Adkins (plot)
Pencils:
Craig Russell
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jean Izzo (uncredited)

Genre:
horror-suspense; science fiction
Synopsis:
A vampire awakens from a sleeping tube on a space ship and kills everyone aboard.
Reprints:

Spell of the Dragon (Table of Contents)

Brak the Barbarian / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Jakes; Dan Adkins (plot)
Pencils:
Dan Adkins (layouts); Val Mayerik
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza ?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Brak; Jonel; Valena
Synopsis:
The swordsman Brak is sent by a witch to kill a dragon, but she doesn't tell him that he will be compelled to kill the next person he sees after he performs the deed.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Monster from the Mound!
  2. 1. The Monster from the Mound!
  3. 2. Thirst
  4. 3. Spell of the Dragon
    Brak the Barbarian
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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